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Do you ever have those moments, whether long or short, when so much is happening that you don’t actually have time to formulate thoughts into words to explain what the heck is going on? 761 more words


Selfies with cows, welly wanging and the cutest of lambs - all the fun of the farm at Sparsholt College

Ask anybody that lives around Winchester, Colden Common and Fair Oak way, and they’ll tell you that “nothing beats that countryside smell.”  Personally, I could disagree with that one, but I do have to admit that I am one for getting out and about!  702 more words

Family Fun

Watch out for that Spring

Well the sun is shining on the farm this morning and with the light and additional warmth, there is a whole new feel around the farm, we still have some of last years lambs on the farm, the lucky ones that didn’t make the weight, already they have started to run up and down the muck pile as if they were three weeks old again the pheasants are in abundance, they get a little bit of safe haven here from the Ragley Hall Shoot, which pushes them beyond the confines of the Estate. 113 more words

Life On The Farm

Still Learning

With January at a close, the Farm and the rest of the UK has enjoyed yet another unseasonal month with higher temperatures than the norm, record rainfall and very little in the way of frost, the flowers are confused and the wildlife also seems to be in a state of confusion. 174 more words

Life On The Farm


It’s been the first day of the year we could get out in the garden and we’ve done quite a bit this afternoon. Not all of it has been structured or done well, but it’s the thought that counts and we needed the exercise. 303 more words

Care Farm

Where Did Ewe Come From?

I’ve enjoyed our Katahdin sheep much more than I expected. They’ve been much easier than I thought they’d be. They’re tough little sheep. This fact really was evident this evening when I went out to do my nighttime chores. 510 more words

Lambing Prequel

Lambing season is due to start in a month, but there were early lambs yesterday, the result of not moving ram lambs out of the main flock soon enough. 352 more words

Jacob Sheep